Category: Ephesians

The Armor of God
February 26th, 2017

Ephesians 6:10-20 We arrive this morning at the end of Paul’s Ephesians letter. Let me remind you what I said about this letter in January when we began again working our way though this letter. Ephesians is one of four letters Paul wrote while in prison in Rome. He was 56 years old, just two […]

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Masters and Slaves
February 19th, 2017

Ephesians 6:5-9 There was extensive slavery practiced within Africa before the Europeans arrived and certainly afterwards. There has also been extensive slavery practiced in the Arab world. Slaves were acquired as captives in wars and by kidnaping by pirates. In the 1600s and 1700s and even in the early 1800s North African pirates kidnaped an […]

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Parents and Children
February 12th, 2017

Ephesians 6:1-4 Some of you are not parents but will be someday. Preparation for parenthood is not just a matter of reading books and decorating the nursery.  I came across 12 simple tests for expectant parents to take to prepare themselves for the real life experience of being a mother or father. I’ll share just […]

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Husbands and Wives
February 5th, 2017

Ephesians 5:18-33 Marriage is not easy and you can see this by looking up quotes about marriage. There are some sweet and wise quotes. Martin Luther: “Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.” Mignon McLaughlin:  “A successful marriage requires falling in love […]

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What does submission look like?
January 29th, 2017

Ephesians 5:21 Muhammad Ali is viewed as the greatest boxer of all time. Certainly, he was the most charismatic of all boxers. He was not a shy person and bragged that he was the greatest. Among his many famous quotes are these two. “I’m young; I’m handsome; I’m fast. I can’t possibly be beat.” He […]

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